Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Inflation Index in textiles sector declines by 2.2%
Inflation Index in textiles sector declines by 2.2%
Oct '08
The W.P.I. Index based rate of inflation for the week ending 27.09.2008 has been provisionally estimated at 11.80% as against the previous week's level of 11.99%.

The textiles group has an overall weight of 9.8% in the WPI Index and hence it is an important group in measuring inflation.

The index for 'Textiles' group declined by 2.2 percent to 140.2 (Provisional) from 143.3 (Provisional) for the week due to lower prices of cotton yarn-cones and polyster staple fibre (5%) each and cotton yarn-'hanks (4%). The prices of raw wool and raw cotton have also declined to 6% and 3% respectively.

The annual inflation in respect of the textile group of items was 6.21% as compared to 11.80% for all commodities for the week ending 27.09.2008. The weekly inflation of the textile group decreased by 2.2 per cent for the week ending 27.09.08 as compared to 0.12 per cent in all commodities.

For more detail click here.

Press Information bureau

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

Indian govt plans roadshows to promote textile exports

The Indian government has planned to conduct roadshows to boost the...

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

TPP may hit roadblock

The 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that was signed earlier ...

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2016

Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali to enter textile manufacturing

Patanjali Ayurved, an enterprise initiated by yoga guru Baba Ramdev,...

Interviews View All

Ajay Ghariwala
Luthra Group

We are ready to adopt or follow every opportunity

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Victor Chao

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Igor Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search